How to Draw a Cupcake in 5 Easy Steps


Now that you’ve learned how to draw a cupcake, did You Know…

1. In spite of their recent popularity, cupcakes are not a new invention. They are actually over 200 years old (yes, I know, you wouldn’t eat one that was that old, it would be stale …). The earliest mention of cupcakes is at the end of the 18th century.

2. The world record for eating cupcakes in a single sitting is 29 cupcakes in 30 seconds. SO much SUGAR!

3.  Another record – on August 15, 2009, broke the world record for largest cupcake ever made. The cupcake was 1,224 pounds, 4 foot tall by 10 foot wide, and had 2 million calories!

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